Course: Computer Technology and Medical Informatics

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Course title Computer Technology and Medical Informatics
Course code LBF/VC051
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Kolářová Hana, prof. RNDr. CSc.
  • Tesařík Jiří, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Information sources for stomatology. Bibliometry for quality measurement of information. The fundamentals of biomedical statistics. Office software capability and its application conditions. Image information processing. Specialized software for dental medicine. Principles of documents creation. Image and X-ray picture analysis. Technology in medicine - introductory information. New trends in computer technology. Principles and technologies of computer networks, internet structure, internet services, security. Documents creation, styles, templates, structured documents. Web contain production, basic structure, simple elements, difficult elements, advanced elements, styles, web applications, CMS, Wiki, blogs. Database systems, introduction, principles, proposal, tables, relation, queries. Hospital information system. Practical applications of acquired knowledge on the internet.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Training in job and motor Skils
Learning outcomes
Introduction of the basic terms in the field of artificial intelligence and its application in medicine. Internet utilization in medicine. Expert systems including neurons nets. Biological processes modelling. Processing and analysis of image information. For interested students, extend basic knowledge acquired in tutorials of medical biophysics for the 1st year study. Familiarize students with most modern methods of medical information processing.
The students will be able to work with computer and use it for data acquisition and medical information processing.
Prerequisites
Students ought to have advanced attainments in informatics and computer technology.
LBF/VCB11
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LBF/ZUA11

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

100% active attendance at seminars
Recommended literature
  • Hronek, J. (2007). Informační systémy. Učební text. Katedra informatiky, UP Olomouc.
  • Kasal, P. a kol. (2001). Internet a medicína. Praha: Grada Publishing.
  • McClure, S., Scambray, J., Kurtz, G. (2007). Hacking bez záhad. Praha: Grada.
  • Písek, S. (2014). HTML: začínáme programovat. Praha: Grada.
  • Zvárová, J. a kol. (2010). Data a znalosti v biomedicíně a zdravotnictví. Praha: Karolinum.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2012) Medical sciences 3 -
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2011) Medical sciences 3 -
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Dentistry (2013) Medical sciences 3 -
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Dentistry (2014) Medical sciences 3 -
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2015) Medical sciences 3 -
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Dentistry (2) Medical sciences 3 -
Faculty of Science Computer Science (2015) Informatics courses - -
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2014) Medical sciences 3 -
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Dentistry (2015) Medical sciences 3 -
Faculty of Science Applied Computer Science (1) Informatics courses - -